Deflazacort is a corticosteroid drug. It increases the level of glucocorticoid in the body and works by decreasing the formation of substances that cause inflammation and suppresses immunity to stops self damage to body by immune system (auto-immune reactions occurring in organ transplants or cancer).
Yes, Cortidef 6mg Tablet is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body. These glucocorticoids help to maintain health and wellbeing. Cortidef 6mg Tablet increases the corticosteroids levels in the body which helps in treating various illnesses involving inflammation (redness, tenderness, heat and swelling).
Q. What is Cortidef 6mg Tablet used for?
Cortidef 6mg Tablet has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant properties. It is used for treating conditions like allergy diseases, anaphylaxis, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory skin diseases and autoimmune diseases (these diseases happen when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage). The medicine also helps transplant patients as it suppresses the immune system so that the body does not reject the organ.
Q. How does Cortidef 6mg Tablet work?
Cortidef 6mg Tablet is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body. The medicine works by reducing the inflammation which helps in treating many illnesses caused due to active inflammation. Also, it stops the reactions known as autoimmune reactions which occur when your body's immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage.
Q. Is Cortidef 6mg Tablet better than Prednisone?
Clinical studies have shown that Cortidef 6mg Tablet has a similar effect as that of prednisone. Moreover, Cortidef 6mg Tablet is better tolerated when used in the treatment of inflammatory conditions. However, consult your doctor for the right treatment of your condition.
Q. Is Cortidef 6mg Tablet a painkiller?
No, Cortidef 6mg Tablet is not a painkiller. It belongs to the class of medicines known as steroids.
Q. Can I take Cortidef 6mg Tablet with Tamsulosin?
Yes, Cortidef 6mg Tablet can be taken with Tamsulosin. No harmful effects or any other interactions have been reported when they are used together.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 7th Aug 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.